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Mark Curtis Blog: America Has a New Hero from Danville

By Mark Curtis - Posted on January 17th, 2009 (Danville, California) With all the excitement and fanfare surrounding...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1745 Views

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Tejon Ranch and Oak Grove

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/09/MNIR10J7R9.DTL Anyone else notice the similarities between...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by westsider, on May 15, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

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Alternative to Oak Grove Referendum, Hillside Initiative, Council Initiative, and Petty Politics

Buy the land from the Lins! I've mentioned this here months ago in another thread. I found an example of a group trying...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

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Brown, Whitman show differences on how they would govern in last night's debate

State Attorney General Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman clashed in their first gubernatorial debate Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 18 comments | 1744 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly mentioned on Hannity national news program

On the Fox Hannity national news program this evening, Pleasanton Weekly was brought up as an example of the White House's...

Original post made by Question on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 17 comments | 1744 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 1744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of takeover robberies

I wonder if the take-over robberies in the East Bay would slow down or even stop if the restaurant owners posted a...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Proud to be American, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tired of hearing about all the bad things.

Tired of hearing about all the things happening to our younger people? Every morning I read the paper and see that another...

Original post made by Tango on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 25, 2010 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homeless man fatally shot after attacking Dublin police sergeant

A Dublin police sergeant who shot and killed a homeless man Friday is recovering from a severe beating he inflicted during...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by friend in town, on Jul 13, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill vice principal named principal at Walnut Grove Elementary

Jon Vranesh, vice principal at Foothill High School, has been named principal at Pleasanton's Walnut Grove Elementary School,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by gina, on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Club Neo murder ?

Any info on it ? There were large scale fights inside the club, then outside cops were everywhere with AR-15's out. I heard...

Original post made by 1in7Billion on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 1741 Views

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Campaign Signs

Karla Brown, a candidate for Pleasanton City Council, has placed a large campaign sign on the back of a truck on Hearst Drive....

Original post made by Ben on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Watchful Eye, on Sep 23, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 1740 Views

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Romney victory parade?

Since the Giants are having a victory party, shouldn't we have one for Romney? Rasmussen has Romney winning every state...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:43 am | 39 comments | 1740 Views

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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 820 views